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22:12
22:12

Two Dead As Fire Guts Houses in Kamwokya fire outbreak 1

According to eyewitnesses, the fire started at 6:45 pm and spread to other makeshift houses, destroying property such as mattresses, fridges, Television sets among other items.
17:05
17:05

Resident Accuses Police of Coercing Him To Forfeit Land in Exchange for Bond land eviction 3 1

According to Kalungi, after spending four days in the cells at Kiwoko police stations, officers from the Land Protection Unit coerced him to sign an agreement admitting that he unlawfully bought the land and accepts a refund of the Shillings 1,270,000, which he used to pay for the land 12 years ago.
16:25
16:25

CID Detains Ten Suspected Vandals of Telecom Masts Kisenyi 4 2

The suspects were picked-up in a joint security operation comprised of detectives from the Special Investigations Unit of Kireka and police officers from Kampala Metropolitan Police South areas of Katwe, Busabala and Kampala Metropolitan Police North parts of Masanafu and Nakulabye on Wednesday evening.
14:20
14:20

Priest Survives Lynching by Mob Claiming Ownership of Church Land 1 2

The priest had been trying to stop Badru Musoke, a resident at Muduuma village from bolstering the family’s ancestral grave yard with cement when other residents surrounded off the priest threatening to burn his car on top of beating him. Police officers from Mukono Police Division managed to reach at the scene on time to rescue the priest and escort him away.
13:45
13:45

66-year-old Arrested over Mobilizing Mob that Killed his Younger Brother police station 1

Bwiire locked himself inside his house however, the maliciously incited mob set it ablaze and as he attempted to escape the glaring fire, they pelted him with stones until he breathed his last.
12:52
12:52

Thirty Arrested in City Center Operation to Enforce Lockdown 2 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said Wednesday’s operations was as a result of many people who had started flocking Kampala city center while others had started opening up their shops despite the closure on most businesses.
11:49
11:49

Two Arrested for Hacking Herdsman to Death in Masindi suspects 1 1

The suspects are Turikumwe Mugisha, 21, and Seperani Imanishimwe, 19, both residents of Kyangamoyo village in Kijunjuba parish, Kijunjuba sub county Masindi district.
11:47
11:47

LC III Chairperson Arrested Over Felling Shea Trees for Charcoal Burning Police 1 2

Omoro Resident District Commissioner Ms Akany says she manage to arrest these four culprits on a tip-off from concerned residents who alerted her about the ongoing destruction of the Shea trees in Idure Village.
10:56
10:56

Dormant Checkpoints Allow Free Vehicle Movement in Buikwe, Mukono 2 1

On a daily basis, traffic jam continues to increase along the main road of Kampala-Jinja Highway especially between the section of Seeta to Mbalala trading center, with majority of the private vehicles seen travelling lacking travel stickers or permits from any authorities.
10:42
10:42

Father in Trouble Over Son’s Death Earlier Attributed to Crocodile Attack family feuds 1 1

Esep who is a fisherman had reported that his son, Ivan Oluka, had been attacked by the crocodile on Sunday night when they went fishing in Lake Kyoga. But after the body was retrieved from the water on Tuesday evening, there wasn't even scratch on the teenager’s body except a broken neck.
10:34
10:34

How Uganda Plays a Key Role In Global Illicit Wildlife Trade pandemic poachers 1 Top story

Criminal organizations in Uganda and East Africa are linked to ivory and of recently heavily linked to pangolin trafficking. A third of hunters and traders interviewed in Uganda reported that traffickers take advantage of the weak border controls and security challenges in northern Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan to offload the scales they collected, sometimes concealing themselves as impoverished locals to avoid detection at known checkpoints.
10:31
10:31

Assailants Hack Two To Death In Lwengo 1

Peter Akampurira, the Lwengo District Police Commander, says that they have taken the deceased’s bodies to Masaka Regional Referral Hospital for postmortem.
10:10
10:10

Chameleon in Trouble for Staging Illegal Show in Gulu City 1 3

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the singer held the illegal show on Tuesday night and that police intervened and dispersed the crowd shortly after receiving a tip-off from concerned residents.
08:55
08:55

Tororo Businessman Arrested, , Seven Others on the Run Over Counterfeit Cement 3

Suliman Mukoli Musa, the Officer in Charge of the Criminal Investigations in Tororo district, says that they have so far recovered over 2 tons of counterfeit cement in Maliri Center A zone and confirmed Omwa’s involvement in the scam.
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